Departments - Birch, River #10 Container Back



Common Name: Birch, River
Scientific Name: Betula nigra
Zone: 4
Height: 40-60'
Width: 30-40'
Shape: Oval
Foliage: Dark green
Flower: Catkins
Light Requirements: Sun/light shade
Fall Color: Yellow
Fruit: Nutlet
Description: A native, pyramidal to oval shape tree with cinnamon-brown, exfoliating bark. Prefers moist soils. Resistant to Bronze Birch Borer. Susceptible to Birch Leaf Miner, but can be easily controlled by spraying.